Qorvo’s Cees Links Inducted into the Wi-Fi NOW Hall of Fame

Qorvo, a provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, has announced that company executive Cees Links has been recognized for his work to advance wireless technology by being inducted into the Wi-Fi NOW Hall of Fame. The honor is reserved for individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the Wi-Fi industry. Links was also the keynote speaker during the Wi-Fi NOW USA conference held May 14-16 in Washington, D.C. Wi-Fi NOW is the world's premier Wi-Fi expo & conference featuring industry-leading speakers and companies in enterprise, carrier, in-home, and public Wi-Fi.

Links, is the general manager of Qorvo's Wireless Connectivity business and is considered a pioneer in wireless data. He began his career at NCR Computers, where he developed WaveLAN, the world's first wireless local area network (LAN) product in 1990. He continued his innovative work under different companies, and in 1999 closed a milestone deal with Apple® that was the start of making wireless LANs a standard feature in notebook computers. In 2004, Links founded GreenPeak Technologies to focus on wireless technology for ultra-low power, remote sensing and control networks for consumer electronics. In 2016, GreenPeak was acquired by Qorvo. Links also helped establish the Wi-Fi Alliance, as well as the IEEE 802.11 standardization committee.

Qorvo's Wireless Connectivity business is a developer of wireless semiconductor system solutions for connected devices that support Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Thread and Bluetooth Low Energy. Qorvo offers integrated Wi-Fi front ends and an extensive portfolio of advanced RF chips and software for the Internet of Things.


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